My CYT Story: Letting Go of the Drama

The following story was submitted by Madeline H. from CYT Sacramento for our 2017 My CYT Story Contest. Last year in the fall when I was in fifth grade, I auditioned for me very first CYT show. Before that I had only ever been in a school play but I had seen a few CYT shows and had Continue Reading

My CYT Story: Made in God’s Image

The following story was submitted by Jason J. from CYT Sacramento for our 2017 My CYT Story Contest. I first heard about CYT from my Grandmother, who loves theater. I was 13 years old at the time, and really struggling with the adjustment to the teenage lifestyle. I was surrounded by kids who were experimenting with marijuana Continue Reading

My CYT Story: The Power of Mercy

The following story was submitted by Iman K. from CYT Sacramento for our 2017 My CYT Story Contest. My name is Iman K., and I joined CYT Sacramento during classes for Thoroughly Modern Millie, winter of 2015. I actually didn’t enjoy that experience at all because I had a hard time fitting in, especially at the stage Continue Reading

My CYT Story: A Different Atmosphere

The following story was submitted by Danielle C. from CYT Sacramento for our 2017 My CYT Story Contest. My name is Danielle C. I’m seventeen and proud to say I am a member of CYT Sacramento. I didn’t join CYT until I was fifteen. I was with a children/teen’s choir for the most of my childhood, that Continue Reading

Do not let Anyone Look Down on You Because you are Young

The following story was submitted by Amanda H. from CYT Sacramento. for our 2016 My CYT Story Contest. My whole life, I was different from everyone else. My parents were divorced when I was really young, my mom has been dealing with a rare form of cancer for 8 years, and my dad is a wounded war Continue Reading

My CYT Story: Past, Present, and Future

The following story was submitted by Julia L.* from CYT Sacramento. for our 2016 My CYT Story Contest. The way I found CYT was a miracle in itself. My mom and I were at Valley Springs Church in preparation for my fall piano recital the next day when, while roaming the halls, we noticed one of my Continue Reading

My CYT Story 2015 Finalist: Nina Noelle Russell, CYT Sacramento

Do you ever wonder if the spotlight you find yourself in can highlight something bigger and brighter? My name is Nina Noelle Russell, from CYT Sacramento, and this is MY CYT Story. Before finding CYT, I was searching for a part of myself that I wasn’t even aware that I was venturing to discover. After Continue Reading